Monthly Archives: May 2014

5IVE

In June 1988 City Limits magazine (a now defunct weekly London listings magazine akin to Time Out), invited five young men to pose together for a cover story headlined ‘Fashion’s New Mafia’. Mark Connolly, Simon Foxton, Hamish Bowles, Marcus Von Ackermann and myself were each interviewed by writer Jessica Berens about our various roles within […]

WEDDING BELLES

Despite the heaven or hell that is back-to-back episodes of Don’t Tell The Bride and Amazing Wedding Cakes on Food Network (who knew?), May and June are still traditionally the months when magazines and retailers go mad for all things bridal. So, on a recent trek through deepest Belgravia to SHOWstudio HQ to take part in […]

MORE PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION

After being given the nod by the very fabulous Eve Ferret I hightailed it to the Phillips Gallery, London, SW1 to the viewing of their latest sale called Photographs. The gallery is such an amazing space, this time filled with 142 lots featuring iconic images by a Who’s Who of photographers including Brassai, Bailey, Newton, Mapplethorpe, […]

WATSON ON WESTWOOD

I just got to spend the afternoon with the wonderful Linda Watson hearing her tell tales of Vivienne Westwood and the making of her latest book, Vogue On Vivienne Westwood. As part of Bath In Fashion 2014 Watson gave a very personal talk about the Queen of Punk at the posh Royal Crescent Hotel, scones and […]

JUDY BLAME

A couple of weeks ago I bumped into accessory designer and stylist extraordinaire Judy Blame at the opening for David Robilliard: The Yes No Quality of Dreams at the ICA. It was great to catch up with Judy (his recent projects include working with Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley on the new MBMJ line), and […]